Preventive Medicines

Take Preventive Medicines If You Need Them

Aspirin. Ask your doctor about taking aspirin to prevent heart disease.

  • Get a flu shot every year.
  • Get shots for tetanus and whooping cough.
  • If you are 60 or older, get a shot to prevent shingles.
  • If you are 65 or older, get a pneumonia shot.
  • Talk with your health care team about whether you need other vaccinations.